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Below is a list of online resources that provide current access to MAJOR newspaper in the United States. Unless  otherwise noted, they provide text only, no images or original formatting.

In general, Factiva and Nexis Uni are good places to start when looking for current and recent newspaper coverage. Both aggregators include US and non-US papers, although they do not hold all newspapers. To check by newspaper title, see instructions in the "Newspapers by Title" section.

Access World News Research Collection is a new newspaper database that offers current and recent coverage for hundreds of US and non-US news sources.

The library also subscribes to a selection of US and international print newspapers. They are available to browse on the second floor.

ND students have online access to the New York Times. See the link below:

United States

The New York Times

The Chicago Tribune

The South Bend Tribune

USA Today

The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post


The China Daily

The Globe and Mail (Canada)

The Irish Times

The Japan Times

The Korea Herald

The People's Daily (China)

The Times (London)

The Times of India

In Print

The library holds current issues in print of several dozen major US and international newspapers in the Current Periodicals Collection on the second floor. Titles include (this is not a complete list): 

  • The Boston Globe
  • The Chicago Tribune
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • The New York Times
  • The South Bend Tribune
  • USA Today
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Washington Post
  • Le Monde
  • La Raza
  • Die Zeit

The library also holds an important collection of current US Catholic newspapers. They are located in the lower level, in current periodicals Catholic newspapers. 

Newspapers by Title

Factiva and Nexis Uni

These databases hold many newspapers and news sources, which may be searched by title. 

  • In Factiva, click on Search in the top menu. A Free Text Search will open; go to All Sources and click on the + to chose the region and locality you want, down to the title. Click on the blue triangle to insert that publication's search code into the search field. Click Search. If no results are returned it means the library's subscription does not include that newspaper. 
  • To search by title in Nexis Uni, click on the downward red arrow following the "All Nexis Uni" command. Enter your title into the search box (e.g., "New Zealand Herald"). As you type, sources will auto-fill in below the search box.